Education

What Do Food Date Labels Really Mean?

Do food label terms such as “best by,” “sell by,” “best if used by” and “use by” confuse you? If so,  you’re not alone. “Most people really don’t know what those dates mean,” says Anna Curry, registered dietitian and director of culinary and nutrition programming at Whispering Roots. “There’s a lot of misinformation.” This confusion…

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Impact

CEO Interview Focuses on Food Rescue and Wasted Food

Saving Grace Perishable Food Rescue is helping raise awareness of wasted food beyond the Omaha area. In November, Beth Ostdiek Smith, CEO and founder, was a keynote presenter at the Sustainable Food Management Summit hosted by Wichita State University’s Environmental Finance Center. She later was interviewed for an article that was posted on Wichita State’s…

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Impact

Impact 2020: Saving Grace Targets Increased Need for Food

If there’s one word that describes our community’s response to food insecurity last year during the pandemic, it is “inspiring.” Saving Grace was privileged to be part of the many conversations and partnerships addressing the increased need for food during these challenging times. In 2020, our work led to 1,347,981 meals being fed to children,…

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